When this year's G20 summit, scheduled for Sept. 4-5, opens in the eastern city of Hangzhou, it is hoped representatives will discuss how to transform the meeting from a mechanism of crisis response to one of long-term governance.
China's box office revenue stood at 4.5 billion yuan (around 680 million U.S.dollars) in July, down 18 percent year on year, the first decrease in five years.
Covered with dust, batches of compressors lay idle in the workshops of Shenyang Blower Works Group. Few buyers come to pick up these goods.
China's property market has shown signs of cooling, posing a dilemma for policymakers who need to shore up the slowing economy.
"Beam me up, Scotty." The famous "Star Trek" catchphrase has launched teleporting daydreams among science-fiction junkies the world over.
"Three, two, one, ignition!" A rocket blasted off after the countdown, amid waves of fire and quake-like trembling in northwest China's Gobi Desert early Tuesday.
When Ding Yuhua, 62, was first introduced to milu deer, the acquaintance was not a happy one. Three decades on, he regards them as family and his work has won him nationwide acclaim and a host of accolades, including the title, “Guardian of Milu Deer”.
China was once known as the “Bicycle Kingdom” – before two wheels were dethroned by four. Now a young American living in Beijing is using his ingenuity and pieces of bamboo to restore the sovereignty of the humble bike.
"Paddles ready? Go!" Dragon Boating is the perfect way to wind down after a hard week at work, say many of the 200 members of TBT, Towards Best Team, although few of them knew much about the sport before taking up their paddles.
Most monks find inner peace through meditation – Tashi Sangpo turns to nature. The Khenpo, or Tibetan monastic preceptor, spends much of the year in the vast wilderness of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, with his heavy binoculars and cameras, look for birds.
Many elderly Chinese spend enjoy their retirement looking after grandchildren, or joining square dancing groups. Meng Xiangqian, however, reignited his career by applying for a post at China’s “lonely library”.
The passing of a Peking Opera maestro this week has left the nation mourning the loss of another master.